One program yesterday was aimed to get young people to look to the future by reflecting on the past.
Entertainer Bill Cosby was the honorary chair at the education and entrepreneurial summit at the BJCC.
The message of the summit was hope and inspiration.
Panelist and actor Darryl Bell from the television show "A Different World" says change starts in the classroom.
"Everything begins with education. Before you can be an entrepreneur you need to unlock the keys to success and that starts with education of it."